Vaux, Marc (46 of 76).  National Life Stories: Artists' Lives

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  • Recording date

    2000-09-13, 2003-02-06, 2003-02-27, 2003-03-27, 2003-06-26, 2003-10-15, 2003-11-05

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    Interviewee's studio, London

  • Interviewees

    Vaux, Marc, 1932- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

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    Part 46: Tape 24: Side B: Marc Vaux [MV] comments on the relative importance of studio and home life; impact of renting studios on home life and marital relationship; on the circumstances at time when first marriage broke up. Remarks on finding space in Fawe Street warehouse, 1981. Remarks that after Camden Square studio rented moved to Tottenham – details on this; mentions had two children by this time. MV comments on Tabernacle Street studio, near Old Street, stayed for eleven years; there were artists on five floors; Steve Furlonger (eventually Head of Sculpture at Central/Central St. Martin’s); Howard Rogers (who later lived beneath MV at Fawe Street). In late 1970s found own next studio (Richmond Road) through involvement with Space. Less need for close relationships with peers as he matured; on his wish not to reveal self so much; little social engagement with artists in Tabernacle Street building but did have shared open studio exhibitions – details on this. Comments on the Fawe Street open studio exhibitions.

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